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February 2017: Notes from the Field

Our February has been packed with partner interventions and workshops. It’s also been exciting as we had our first event for the year: the 15th Governance Boot Camp. https://storify.com/isacenterph/isa-weekly-january-30-february-3

2017-07-19T07:00:45+00:00 March 7, 2017|

From the Archives: Philippine Heart Center

PHILIPPINE HEART CENTER A Nation of Healthy, Happy Hearts The Philippine Heart Center’s (PHC) mandate to expand access to specialized cardiovascular care has always been clear, and yet somewhere along the way the institution faced dwindling government support. It found itself dealing with increased competition due to the emergence of more private hospitals and stand-alone [...]

2017-07-19T07:05:18+00:00 February 9, 2017|

January 2017: Notes from the Field

We've had a busy first month of 2017 here at the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA). The team met up with partners to conduct interventions, facilitate a governance outreach initiative, and participate in international third-party evaluations.

2017-07-19T07:01:04+00:00 January 27, 2017|

Notes from the field 2016

What is it like working for a think tank that advocates for good governance? Young members of our team share their experiences and biggest learnings from the year that was. May their insights inspire us to continue our work of nation-building as we welcome 2017! Miguel Deanon, 21 Program Coordinator for Local Government [...]

2017-07-19T07:58:33+00:00 January 9, 2017|

Armed Forces of the Philippines successfully completes four-stage governance pathway with distinction

On November 29, 2016, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) underwent a public revalida for Institutionalization under the Institute for Solidarity in Asia’s (ISA) Public Governance System (PGS). Institutionalization is the fourth and final stage of the governance reform program. Presenting in the Manipula Hall, AFP Command General and Staff College, Camp General [...]

2017-07-19T07:56:56+00:00 December 8, 2016|

11 Strategy Management Insights from the AFP

By Ed Vilchez, Jr. Photo: Ed Vilchez, Jr. My four years of exposure to the PGS (enhanced by training, reading of related literatures, and experience) provided me with strategy execution management insights. These insights, I strongly believe, are internally true to the AFP and could be a helpful reference for other PGS practitioners. [...]

2017-07-19T07:58:09+00:00 November 7, 2016|

Dream Philippines: A nation-building fair for all

We can all be nation-builders. That was the idea behind the Dream Philippines Fair, held October 18, 2016 at the Bayanihan Center in Pasig City. The event was organized by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) to provide four key sectors—public, private, youth and schools, and individuals—with a venue for sharing best practices and [...]

2017-07-19T08:00:25+00:00 October 21, 2016|

VP Leni Robredo named Good Filipinos Ambassador

ISA Chairman Dr. Francisco T. Duque III, Vice President Leni Robredo, ISA Chairman Emeritus Dr. Jesus P. Estanislao, and ISA President Atty. Alex Lacson at the Good Filipinos Ambassador Launch. On 12 October 2016, friends and supporters of the Institute for Solidarity in Asia’s (ISA) GOOD FILIPINOS MOVEMENT gathered at the historic Kalayaan [...]

2017-07-19T08:01:16+00:00 October 14, 2016|

Welcome Remarks at the Good Filipinos Ambassador Launch

After two initial, more informal meetings of this advocacy, Good Filipinos, we now have the opportunity to more formally launch it, in the presence of the Vice President, who has agreed to give her encouragement and support for this purely civic, absolutely non-partisan, open, inclusive initiative for the long-term transformation of our country and people. [...]

2017-07-19T08:04:24+00:00 October 14, 2016|

Dream Philippines: A nation-building fair for all

On October 18, 2016, the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) will launch the Dream Philippines Fair (#DREAMPH2016) at the Bayanihan Center in Pasig City to provide a venue for sharing ideas and best practices in good governance and good citizenship among Filipinos, Filipino institutions, and other stakeholders. It is anchored on the belief that [...]

2017-07-19T08:03:36+00:00 October 10, 2016|